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in response to reader comment: You write a great deal about Israels position, what position is the US in ?

Submitted by Sword of Islam & The Babies of Beslan (United Kingdom), May 3, 2006 at 16:31

It's quite simple. Iran is China's biggest supplier of oil & Russia has been teetering on the verge of collapse for some time now. The only thing that the Russians have left to sell, other than gas, is their nuclear technology and states like Iran will pay top dollar for the technology that such a friendship could bring. You have to remember that other 'backward' Nuclear states such as Pakistan are only assisting in the 'war against terror' because we are paying them to. You will recall that Russia & France vetoed any active intervention in Iraq for the same reason. Trade. Money is their new God and, as such, motivates their foreign policy decisons. Isn't it curious how France is being so proactive against Iran when compared to their stance against Iraq? Why? They're not owed as much money by Iran! Very cynical behaviour!

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